2022-23 Catalog

CJK: Crim Justice Institute

Courses

Credit(s)ContactLab

CJK 0002. INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.

.4120

INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT This course provides an overview of the academy program and the Criminal Justice system in Florida.

CJK 0016. COMMUNICATION.

.8240

COMMUNICATION In this course the student will learn several communication skills that will make the student safer and more effective in their work as a law enforcement officer. Officers who possess strong interpersonal skills can respond appropriately and potentially avoid triggering or escalating a crisis situation.

CJK 0018. LEGAL.

2.133640

LEGAL This course provides instruction on the history of the American legal system. Constitutional law, search and seizure, law of arrest, elements of crimes, civil and criminal liability and its application to the public and officers are examined.

CJK 0019. INTERVIEWING AND REPORT WRITING.

1.867560

INTERVIEWING AND REPORT WRITING This course concentrates on note-taking, interviewing, report principles and mechanics.

CJK 0020. LAW ENFORCEMENT VEHICLE OPERATIONS.

1.600

LAW ENFORCEMENT VEHICLE OPERATIONS The components of the police driving environment are explored. Practical exercises are conducted on the driving range.

CJK 0021. SERVING YOUR COMMUNITY.

1.133340

SERVING YOUR COMMUNITY This course provides an overview of how to respond safely to the diverse populations you will encounter. Maintain professionalism and situational awareness at all times when you respond to any scene.

CJK 0023. INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.

.13340

INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT Students will understand the importance of the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission and the requirements for certification as a law enforcement auxiliary officer in the state of Florida.

CJK 0024. LEGAL CONCEPTS.

.666200

LEGAL CONCEPTS Students will have a foundational understanding of the United States legal system and the various sources of laws.

CJK 0025. PATROL AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION.

.4120

PATROL AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION Students should know the elements of effective communication.

CJK 0026. INTERACTIONS IN A DIVERSE COMMUNITY.

.4120

INTERACTIONS IN A DIVERSE COMMUNITY Students should recognize a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and use the guidelines to maintain the rights of a disabled person. They should also know the criminal elements of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of an elderly or disabled adult.

CJK 0027. CALLS FOR SERVICE AND ARREST PROCEDURES.

.8240

CALLS FOR SERVICE AND ARREST PROCEDURES Students should understand how to respond to calls for service, assess a situation upon arrival, and contact complainants and witnesses at the scene.

CJK 0028. TRAFFIC STOPS AND CRASH INVESTIGATIONS.

.933280

TRAFFIC STOPS AND CRASH INVESTIGATIONS Students should be able to identify common traffic violations and recognize a driver’s license, and a license tag or plate.

CJK 0029. CRIME SCENE AND COURTROOM PROCEDURES.

.26780

CRIME SCENE AND COURTROOM PROCEDURES Students will be able to secure and protect a crime scene.

CJK 0031. FIRST AID FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE OFFICERS.

1.33300

FIRST AID FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE OFFICERS This course prepares prospective officers to apply first aid knowledge and techniques to emergency situations. Adult, child and infant CPR is included.

CJK 0040. CRIMINAL JUSTICE FIREARMS..

2.66700

CRIMINAL JUSTICE FIREARMS. This course provides instruction in the use of handgun, shotgun, and rifle. Safety procedures and ammunition use are also covered. Practical exercises are conducted on the firing range.

CJK 0051. CMS CRIMINAL JUSTICE DEFENSIVE TACTICS.

2.66700

CMS CRIMINAL JUSTICE DEFENSIVE TACTICS This course of instruction includes the techniques used for an officer's personal safety and those necessary to subdue, search, and transport resisting individuals. The use of restraining devices, impact weapons, and pressure points are covered.

CJK 0063. FUNDAMENTALS OF PATROL.

1.333400

FUNDAMENTALS OF PATROL This course examines the techniques and tactics that officers use while on patrol to include Community Oriented Policing, officer safety and survival skills, and basic instruction on responding to calls and making an arrest.

CJK 0072. CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS.

1.6480

CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS In this course the student will know how to respond to any incident that has the potential for an arrest.

CJK 0073. CRIMES INVOLVING PROPERTY AND SOCIETY.

.4120

CRIMES INVOLVING PROPERTY AND SOCIETY In this course the student addresses the officer’s initial response, course of action, providing the correct victim brochure, and responding as backup.

CJK 0079. CRIME SCENE FOLLOW-UP INVESTIGATIONS.

1.133340

CRIME SCENE FOLLOW-UP INVESTIGATIONS In this course the student addresses the critical components of the crime scene follow-up.

CJK 0093. CRITICAL INCIDENTS.

1.467440

CRITICAL INCIDENTS This course provides an overview of the law enforcement techniques and tactics employed in confronting large scale or critical incidents including active shooters, natural disasters, hazardous material exposure and explosive devices.

CJK 0096. CRIMINAL JUSTICE OFFICER PHYSICAL FITNESS.

2600

CRIMINAL JUSTICE OFFICER PHYSICAL FITNESS The student will participate in various physical exercises, including stretching, calisthenics, and running in preparation for Defensive Tactics Training.

CJK 0300. INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS.

1.067320

INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS This course provides an overview of the correctional academy program and the Criminal Justice System in Florida.

CJK 0305. COMMUNICATIONS.

1.333400

COMMUNICATIONS The student will learn the report writing process from the interview, statement taking, note taking, and the final report product. Interpersonal communication skills are covered along with use of telecommunications.

CJK 0310. OFFICER SAFETY.

.533160

OFFICER SAFETY This course covers potential situations that may occur in a correctional facility and which action should be taken. Topics such as location and control of contraband and facility identification policies will be discussed.

CJK 0315. FACILITY AND EQUIPMENT.

.26780

FACILITY AND EQUIPMENT An overview of daily operations within a correctional facility. Topics include: security and hazardous equipment identification, and storage procedures.

CJK 0320. INTAKE AND RELEASE.

.6180

INTAKE AND RELEASE This course provides instruction on topics not limited to inmate intake procedures, fingerprinting, inmate security levels, and legal issues involved in criminal history information.

CJK 0325. SUPERVISING IN A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.

1.333400

SUPERVISING IN A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY This course is designed to provide an overview of the supervisory role within a correctional facility, including aspects of daily operations, the disciplinary process, safety, security, and treatment of inmates.

CJK 0330. SUPERVISING SPECIAL POPULATIONS.

.667200

SUPERVISING SPECIAL POPULATIONS This course is designed to provide an overview of the supervisory role in a correctional facility among inmates categorized as special population. Topics include: supervising a housing unit, officer safety and professionalism, and inmate care, custody, and control.

CJK 0335. RESPONDING TO INCIDENTS AND EMERGENCIES.

.533160

RESPONDING TO INCIDENTS AND EMERGENCIES This course prepares students for potential types of emergency situations that may occur within a correctional facility and examines the actions that should be taken. Topics include but are not limited to: hazardous materials, riots, bomb threats, and man-made and natural disasters.

CJK 0340. OFFICER WELLNESS AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES FOR CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS.

1300

OFFICER WELLNESS AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES FOR CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS The student will participate in various physical exercises, including stretching, calisthenics and running in preparation for Defense Tactics Training.

CJK 0393. CROSS-OVER PROGRAM UPDATES.

.26780

CROSS-OVER PROGRAM UPDATES This course is for instructors to deliver expanded or updated instruction on curriculum topics contained in this cross-over program, e.g., new techniques, high liability area or application of relevant case law.

CJK 0400. TRAFFIC INCIDENTS.

.4120

TRAFFIC INCIDENTS This course will provide the student with the necessary information about traffic statutes and procedures and will lay the foundations for you to practice excellent traffic enforcement.

CJK 0401. TRAFFIC STOPS.

.8240

TRAFFIC STOPS The student will learn legal issues and traffic law, professional traffic stops and discriminatory profiling, unknown risks of traffic stops, and the identification, initiation, and application of tactical approaches to high risk traffic stops.

CJK 0402. TRAFFIC CRASH INVESTIGATIONS.

1300

TRAFFIC CRASH INVESTIGATIONS Traffic accident investigation, scene management, evidence handling and reporting procedures are reviewed.

CJK 0403. DUI TRAFFIC STOPS.

.8240

DUI TRAFFIC STOPS This course provides an overview of the DUI problem, DUI detection, drug-impaired driving, the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, and DUI report writing. Legal issues regarding DUI traffic stops are also discussed.

CJK 0421. CONDUCTED ELECTRICAL WEAPON/DART FIRING STUN GUN.

.13340

CONDUCTED ELECTRICAL WEAPON/DART FIRING STUN GUN This course will introduce the student to the basics of the dart-firing stun gun and provide the fundamental knowledge on this emerging tool in Criminal Justice.